alan turing

by chloe howell

about him

Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, was a British mathematician, computer scientist.He committed suicide when he was very young because he was homo-sexual and it was illegal at the time. Alan Turing was born on 23 June, 1912, in London. He made the enigma which is a machine that decoded the Germans messages during world war 2. he also made the bombe which was a was an electromechanical device used by British cryptologists to help decipher German enigma-machine-encrypted secret messages during world war . The US navy and US Army later produced their own machines to the same functional specification, but engineered differently from each other and from the British Bombe.

The Turing Bombe in Action - Bletchley Park - 28th July 2012
The Imitation Game - Official Trailer - The Weinstein Company